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Eduardo Teixeira
Reseller
CTO/COO at a comms service provider with 11-50 employees
Apr 17 2018

What is most valuable?

This product can be divided in 3 types of WLAN. * OmniAccess WLAN (requires a physical controller) * IAP WLAN (same as OAW but with a virtual controller, and the VC is exactly the same as OAW –… more»

How has it helped my organization?

Our company is a premium reseller in Portugal of Alcatel-Lucent (in all areas). With the improvement in the range of all Alcatel-Lucent products, our business has grown and we have the ability to… more»

What needs improvement?

The only area this product can grow is the web interface. It could be nicer and easier to use.

What's my experience with pricing, setup cost, and licensing?

The price is in the range of other brands like Cisco, maybe a little cheaper but you get the same features, facilities, and security. Licensing is something Alcatel is making changes to. A few years… more»

If you previously used a different solution, which one did you use and why did you switch?

Before Alcatel had the new, cheaper solutions, we used D-Link, Tp-Link. Today there is no need for those solutions.

What other advice do I have?

I’d rate this product as an eight out of 10 because it is not accessible to everyone to take 100% advantage of the product. Only those with certification and high-tech experience can get 100% out of… more»
Jose Matos
Real User
System engineer at a tech services company with 501-1,000 employees
Jan 24 2019

What is most valuable?

It has a full view of the organization's network and the Wireless LAN security is on the same screen. It really makes sense to have the whole solution on the same screen. In comparison, other solutions do not do this.

What needs improvement?

It needs to be faster in order to process and transmit bigger packets.

What's my experience with pricing, setup cost, and licensing?

We find the price comparable to other products on the market.

What other advice do I have?

When choosing a solution, be sure to run a proof of concept of the products you are considering. If the price is very low, be sure to evaluate why it is a lower-priced product.

Which other solutions did I evaluate?

We are familiar with other systems on the market such as: Cisco, Aruba, and Huawei.

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What is OmniAccess WLAN?

The Alcatel-Lucent OmniAcces WLAN Switch/controller product family provides the industry's strongest integrated security feature set with a comprehensive line of WLAN switch/controllers, each designed for a specific environment such as the enterprise campus, building or branch office environments.
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